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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, indigenous studies, or related fields is preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff.
  • Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
  • Demonstrated experience in collections care and management; museum and archival data management and records; registration; exhibitions development and installation; museum safety and security standards.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements pertaining to cultural materials, including the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and related statutes. 
  • Familiarity with the academic environment and ability to work cross-departmentally with distinguished faculty and staff. 
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovation in developing and leading programs or exhibitions engaging a broad public, including university faculty and students.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication, including public speaking.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team. 
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness. A proven ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills. Ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Demonstrated commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
  • Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
  • On-campus mobility.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
  • May travel locally.
  • Occasional overnight travel.

 

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

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